Contiguity - Zargara


A film by Sammy Mohammed
Project Title:
Short Film – Drama – Ontario, Canada – 2024
Color | English with French subtitles | 2.35:1 | 5.1, Stereo | 14' 30"
Abdullah, a part time student and full time security guard, is implicated in a drug sting by his cousin Latif. Now, at the mercy of the court, his freedom and immigration status in Canada are in jeopardy.
IMDB (Coming Soon)
Cast & Crew:
Ryan Rosery … Abdullah Aden
Oyin Oladejo … Julissa Henry
Clyde Whitham … Judge Matthews
David Bronfman … Larry Daniels
Anthony Parise … Detective O'Mally
Dave Demirkan … Bailif

Written & Directed by: Sammy Mohamed
Produced by: Amir Zargara
Executive Producer: Barkhad Abdi, Sammy Mohamed, Fitch Jean, Weggon Allen
Associate producer & 1st AD: Trinh Kien

Director of Photography: Jelan Maxwell
Art Director: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Soud design & Sound Mix: Amir Mohabbati
Editor: Jelan Maxwell
Wardrobe: Alex Raymond
Hair and Make-up: Dalene Gallo
Casting: Amir Zargara
Production Sound Mixer: Justin Li

Script supervisor: Ro Sullivan
Asst. Producer/Craft/Transpo: Kabure Reganda
BTS photo/Video: Mathew Fentiman
Gaffer: Romanesh Reynoso
Best Boy: Avery Wilton
A Cam 1st AC: Mason Thivierge
A Cam 2nd/B Cam Op: Cameron Forester
GNE Swing: Nathan Yee
GNE Swing: Dustin Taylor
GNE Swing: Luke Taylor
2nd Boom op: Adam Hinchliffe
Graphic Designer: Morgan Dunbar

Lawyer: Byron Pascoe at Edwards Law
Catering: Taste Sweet Life
Production Office: Lenz Studio
Camera equipment: Lenz Rental
Sound Equipment: Serotonin Sound

Thanks to
ACTRA Ottawa
Historic SDG Jail
Karina Belanger
City of Cornwall
Elect Inn 5
Caroline-Jayne Gleave

Equipment Provided by:
Lenz Rental

Land acknowledgment:

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gathered, is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People. The Algonquin peoples have lived on this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to shoot our film in this territory.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
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